In 2017, the Federal Government operated more than 12,000 datacenters with more than 150,000 servers around the United States, costing billions of dollars each year.
Cybersecurity is one of the most pressing issues facing information security professionals and executive decision makers.
Starting in 2012, all federal agencies considering new technology solutions had to work with FedRAMP-authorized cloud service providers (CSP). The same restrictions extended to existing technology solutions starting in 2014,
For federal agencies considering technology changes for their HR operations, there are many benefits to selecting a cloud service provider who has already gone through the process of becoming FedRAMP compliant.
Since 2012, federal agencies have worked with cloud service providers (CSPs) who have been authorized by the FedRAMP program, managed by the Joint Authorization Board (JAB) to ensure the same
Many federal agencies still operate on premise data centers, manned by large IT staffs. Despite private enterprise and some agencies largely shifting to cloud-based solutions for HR operations, many government entities remain wary of such a major transition in how data is handled and secured. For this reason, FedRAMP has been established as a government-wide program that standardizes security assessment, authorization and monitoring for all cloud services and products.